'''Edward Estlin Cummings''' (October 14, 1894 – September 3, 1962), known as '''E. E. Cummings''', with the abbreviated form of his name often written by others in lowercase letters as '''e e cummings''' (in the style of some of his poems—see #Name and capitalization|name and capitalization
, below), was an Poetry of the United States|American poet
, painter, essayist, author, and playwright. His body of work encompasses approximately 2,900 poems, two autobiographical novel
s, four plays and several essays, as well as numerous drawings and paintings. He is remembered as an eminent voice of...